TUPE: Ensuring ‘a fair balance’

The ECJ has finally put an end to uncertainty about whether transferred employees can benefit from ongoing changes to historic collective agreements, write Emma Burrows and Anna Scott ‘The decisions in Whent and Werhof created a conflict which has led to uncertainty over how far the provisions of collective agreements transfer and bind a transferee.’ …
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Cases Referenced

  • Alemo-Herron & ors v Parkwood Leisure Ltd [2013] C-425/11
  • Glendale Managed Services v Graham & ors [2003] EWCA Civ 773
  • MITIE Managed Services Ltd v French & ors [2002] IRLR 512
  • Robertson v British Gas Corporation [1983] IRLR 302
  • Werhof v Freeway Traffic Systems [2006] IRLR 400
  • Whent & ors v T Cartledge Ltd [1997] IRLR 153
  • Worrall & ors v Wilmott Dixon Partnership Ltd & anor [2010] UKEAT/0521/09